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Ground Work 2021:Post-Harvest Planning in Michigan Supports Sustainable Practices Next Year

Laurie Isley|Dec 30, 2021

We finished harvesting our crops in mid-November. Wet weather slowed all farmers in our region of the eastern U.S. Midwest, so after we finished combining…

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Ground Work 2021:With Kentucky Harvest Finished, It’s Time to Plan for Next Season

Caleb Ragland|Dec 21, 2021

It was a long, wet fall. Rain continued to slow soybean harvest. We finally finished cutting soybeans on November 30. In our area of the…

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Ground Work 2021:Finishing This Season and Preparing for Next Year in Iowa

Tim Bardole|Dec 14, 2021

The weather has been a challenge in our area of the U.S. Midwest throughout 2021. Thankfully, it cooperated enough in November to allow us to…

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Ground Work 2021:Cutting Alabama Soybeans and Preparing for Next Year

Wendy Yeager|Dec 9, 2021

We finally finished harvesting our soybeans on November 24, marking the end of our very long harvest season. We started harvesting single-season soybeans on November…

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Ground Work 2021:Alabama Soybeans Filling Pods as Harvest Season Begins

Wendy Yeager|Sep 29, 2021

Our crops are maturing, and that means fall fieldwork is just getting started. With our crop rotation, that means we are managing crops in a…

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Ground Work 2021:North Dakota Soybean Harvest Rolling

Matt Gast|Sep 27, 2021

Planting early and a hot, dry summer combined to allow us to start harvesting soybeans about 15 to 20 days earlier than normal. Those same…

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Ground Work 2021:Planting Cover Crops into New York State Soybeans

Ralph Lott|Sep 23, 2021

Our crops are maturing quickly. We had several days with a little rain through the first half of September. Then we had a few warm,…

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Ground Work 2021:Illinois Harvest Just Underway

Daryl Cates|Sep 20, 2021

We had hot, dry weather the last two weeks of August, in my area along the Mississippi River in the heart of the U.S. Midwest.…

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Ground Work 2021:Kentucky Soybeans Maturing and Corn Harvest Starting

Caleb Ragland|Sep 20, 2021

Both our double-crop soybeans and our corn crop are looking really good. The soybeans are nearly finished blooming, and we have just started shelling corn.…

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Ground Work 2021:Season Just Starting to Change for Michigan Soybeans

Laurie Isley|Sep 13, 2021

As August ends and September begins, we are seeing the first signs of fall in our region of Michigan, in the eastern U.S. Midwest. I…